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how can I tell the difference between pancreas pain and gall bladder pain

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Location, type: Gall bladder pain tends to be right upper quadrant to middlle, below breastbone), achy to spasmy (colicky), may radiate to top shoulder or between sho ... Read More
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Dr. John Edmison
18 years experience Gastroenterology
Pain characteristics: Gallbladder pain typically occurs in the right upper quadrant, is sharp, intermittent, occurs following fatty food intake, and can radiate to you righ ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
There is no: Specific type of pain associated with problems w/the pancreas. There are commonly associated types of pain experienced with ball bladder disease: mode ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Type of pain: Gallbladder pain(biliary colic) is a noncramping, nonburning, steady pain, typically in the right upper-or upper middle abdomen. It typically lasts f ... Read More
Dr. John Valente
33 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Gas pains hurt throughout the abdomen and can be very severe, usually made worse with conditions that increase bowel gas such as drinking soda, or eve ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Gall bladder: Inflammation of gall bladder such as in gall stones or in anorexia nervosa. Should be differentiated from liver disease, peptic ulcer, pancreatitis, i ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Rib Cage on right : You want to know where gallbladder pain is located. Most often people with gallbladder pain describe pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Not usually: Gallbladder pain(biliary colic) is a noncramping, nonburning, steady pain, typically in the right upper-or upper middle abdomen. It typically lasts f ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Post surgery care: There are several possibilities, including passing a gallstone from the lower duct. If your pain is not controllable with your prescribed pain regimen ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tshifhiwa Mudau
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Good day: I would like to know if you have peptic ulcer disease or acid indigestion,avoid hot or spicy food,avoid anti-inflammatory drugs,take antiacid like med ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Vuppalanchi
22 years experience Hepatology
See your primary car: You should see your primary care physician. There are tests to check if that is the problem. Why wait until it is severe or dangerous to go to er?
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Fishman
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Superphosphozyme: The best way to prevent attacks while awaiting gallbladder surgery is to avoid fatty, greasy foods. During an acute episode of pain, use superphosphoz ... Read More
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